Rio de Janeiro Plays Host To a New Type of Hospital

The new Hospital Copa Star, located in the Copacabana area of Rio de Janeiro, is a new type of luxury hospital that has never been seen before in Brazil. The Copa Star is owned and operated by its parent company, Rede D’Or São Luiz. From the architectural design to the luxuries within the hospital and state of the art technology, staying at the Copa Star is more like staying at a 5-star hotel than being in a traditional hospital. View the design at RafArquitetura.Com.

Each patient’s health, comfort, and peace of mind is taken into account at the Copa Star, both because of the hospital itself as well as the specially trained staff. The Copa Star features a medical team that is made up of highly trained professionals that offer individualized care. The staff and the technology in each room are accessed through an iPad this is given to each patient. Through apps on the iPad, the patient can make requests of nurses through the app, as well as talk to their doctors and see medical charts. They can also control the autonomous features in their room which includes raising and lowering their bed, controlling the room’s lights, and adjusting the curtains.

Keeping every detail in mind, the Copa Star was built to provide better flow and access throughout the hospital. The corridors are kept clear of stretchers and medical equipment as they have separate corridors dedicated to them. The hospital also features natural light in order to make it more pleasant and natural. View the design at RafArquitetura.Com

Works of art are known to make people happy and relaxed. Due to this, there are 231 works of art that feature the work of acclaimed Japanese artist Yutaka Toyota. Additionally, the Copa Star was built with an internal aromatization system that keeps the air smelling fresh and clean, unlike the formaldehyde smell of traditional hospitals.

Dr. Jorge Moll is the Founder and President of Rede D’Or São Luiz. When describing the Copa Star Hospital he said that it combines a qualified medical staff with hotel accommodations. He also added that before the hospital was built, the type of care they offer wasn’t available in Rio de Janiero and patients instead had to be flown to hospitals in Sao Paulo. The Copa Star is able to perform highly complex surgeries, and the operating rooms have state of the art technology such as robotic assistants that help perform surgeries.

As the Copa Star has been hugely successful since opening, Dr. Jorge Moll said that he plans to expand the concept to other cities in Brazil. Both Sao Paulo and Brasilia are on the list of cities that will be seeing luxury hospitals being built in the next few years. Read more at Scoopnest about Copa Star.